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Amazon in Brazil is on fire

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil - the most intense blazes for almost a decade. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondônia and Amazonas have been particularly badly affected. The …

Merkel calls for EU-wide climate neutrality

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for the European Union to support ambitious targets for the entire 28-nation bloc to become climate neutral. Merkel made her appeal after she and members of her "climate …

TANAP project receives another international award

The Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, as a result of various initiatives and achievements in the field of Environment, has been honoured with another international award, The Green World Awards 2019, by The Green Organisation, …

Main topics of G20 summit in Osaka revealed

The situation in the global economy and trade and environment-related issues will be key topics of the forthcoming summit of the Group of Twenty (G20) in Osaka from June 28 to 29, a source in the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. …

Students fined €27m after BBQ caused vast forest fire

Two students accused of starting a wildfire that damaged a vast area of forest in Italy have been fined an astounding €27 million by the country’s forestry service. The young men lit a barbecue in a garden near Lake Como on …

EU to ban single-use plastic products

The European Union parliament has overwhelmingly voted to ban single-use plastics such as straws, forks and knives by 2021. The ban was backed in a 560-35 vote yesterday, and will affect a range of plastic products including plates, …